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Apr 27, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on April 27, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Kentucky
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Last Updated: Apr 27, 1998
Length: 3 pages
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard deduction amount to reduce the marriage penalty, simplify the filing of individual tax returns, and provide tax relief for lower and middle income individuals, and for other purposes.
4/27/1998--Introduced.Marriage Penalty Reduction Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase standard deduction amounts. (Makes the deduction for married filing jointly twice that of single filers.) Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1989 — 105th Congress: Marriage Penalty Reduction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1989
“S. 1989 — 105th Congress: Marriage Penalty Reduction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1989>
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